F. U.S. City Health Profiles

 III. Area Health Profiles >> F. U.S. City Health Profiles (last update 11.10.15)

 

 

Unless otherwise specified, all data are reported by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

General City Health Profiles


General Population Characteristics


Demographic Characteristics

  • Percentage by age (under 5, 5-14, 15-24, 25-34, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85 years and older: Census, Table B-3
  • Total population 25 years and older: Census, Table B-6
  • Males per 100 females: Census, Table B-3
  • Percentage one race (white, black or African-American, Asian, American Indian and Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander): Census, Table B-3
  • Percentage Hispanic or Latino origin: Census, Table B-3

Socioeconomic Characteristics

Personal Income

Prices

Poverty Level

  • Number whose income is below poverty (families, individuals, children), 2005-2007 average: Census, Table B-7

Other Characteristics

  • Percentage of adults 25 years and older who are high school graduates or higher: Census, Table B-6
  • Percentage of adults 25 years and older who have bachelor’s degree or higher: Census, Table B-6

Health Status

Mortality

  • Deaths (number and rate per 1,000 population, 2000 and 2006): Census, Table B-4
  • Infant deaths (number and rate per 1,000 live births, 1990, 2000 and 2006): Census, Table B-4
  • Mortality by Cause: Atlas of Mortality (National Center for Health Statistics)
  • Occupational Fatalities: DOL (annual)
  • Motor Vehicle Deaths: National Safety Council (annual)

Morbidity

  • Number of people age 5 and older with a disability (2005-2007 average): Census, Table B-8
  • Number of people age 16-64 with a disability (2005-2007 average): Census, Table B-8
  • Chronic Diseases
    • Cancer Incidence: American Cancer Society (annual)
    • Hypertension: CDC (annual)
  • Infectious Diseases
    • AIDS Incidence: NCHS (annual)
  • Premature Birth Report Card (March of Dimes).  Grades are assigned by comparing the 2014 preterm birth rate in a state or locality to the March of Dimes goal of 8.1 percent by 2020. The 100 cities in the United States with the greatest number of births are graded based on their 2013 preterm birth rates.

Health Behavior

  • Immunization Rates: CDC (annual)

Reproductive Health

  • Births (number and rate per 1,000 population, 2000 and 2006): Census, Table B-4
  • Birth Rates: NCHS (annual)
  • Unwanted Pregnancy Rates: NCHS (annual)
  • Abortion Rates: NCHS (annual)
  • Fertility Rates: NCHS (annual)

Environmental Health


Coverage

Managed Care

  • HMO Enrollment Rate: InterStudy (annual)
  • Medicare HMO Enrollment Rate: CMS (annual)
  • Medicaid HMO Enrollment Rate: CMS (annual)

Medicare

Medicaid

  • Supplemental security income recipients, 2008 (total and rate per 100,000): Census, Table B-8
  • Medicaid Enrollment, by Eligibility Status (state Medicaid agencies)

Access

Barriers to Access

  • Percent Living in Areas Underserved by Primary Care MDs: HRSA (annual)
  • Percent Living in Areas Underserved by Dentists: HRSA (annual)
  • Percent Living in Areas Underserved by Dentists: HRSA (annual)

Health Resources

  • Physicians (number and rate per 100,000): Census, Table B-8
  • Specialty MDs per 100,000: AMA (annual)
  • RNs per100,000: Bureau of Health Professions (annual)
  • Nurse Practitioners per 100,000: AANP (annual)
  • Physician Assistants per 100,000: AAPA (annual)
  • Hospital Beds per 1,000: AHA (annual)
  • Licensed SNF/ICF Beds per 1,000:
  • Medicare-certified Home Health Agencies/10,000 Aged: HCFA (annual)

Utilization

  • Hospital Admissions per 1,000: AHA (annual)
  • Emergency Room Visits per 1,000: AHA (annual)
  • Hospital Outpatient Visits per 1,000: AHA (annual)

Cost | Public Expenditures

  • Average Cost per Medicaid Beneficiary:  (state Medicaid agencies)
  • Local Health Expenditures per Capita, SMSAs: Census (annual)

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